Title chasing Manchester City need a win against Crystal Palace. Opta weighs up the odds.
"Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson has failed to win any of his last seven Premier League games against Manchester City (D3 L4), with his teams failing to score in each of the last five."
Manchester City are 1.875/6 to win to nil.
Manchester City have won 10 of their last 12 Premier League matches against Crystal Palace (D1 L1) and are unbeaten in the most recent six clashes (W5 D1). They are 1.152/13 to win again.
Crystal Palace have failed to score in eight of their last 10 Premier League games against Manchester City, netting just three goals in this run. City are 2.01/1 to win both halves.
Manchester City have won 10 and lost none of their last 13 home games in all competitions versus Crystal Palace (D3), since a 0-2 defeat in December 1990 in the top-flight. They are 1.574/7 to win half-time/full-time.
Manchester City have won all nine of their Premier League home games so far this season. There have been just five occasions of a team winning their first 10 at home in a single Premier League campaign, with City responsible for two of those: Newcastle United in 1995-96, Chelsea in 2005-06 & 2014-15 and Manchester City in 2011-12 & 2013-14. The draw half-time/Manchester City full-time double result is 5.04/1.
Since moving to the Etihad Stadium in 2003, only Arsenal (638) and Chelsea (626) have scored more home Premier League goals than Manchester City (615). 21% of those strikes have been since Pep Guardiola took charge of the Citizens (131). Over 3.5 goals is 1.9620/21.
After winning two of their first three away league games this season, Crystal Palace are winless in their last six on the road in the Premier League (W0 D1 L5). The draw is 10.09/1.
Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson has failed to win any of his last seven Premier League games against Manchester City (D3 L4), with his teams failing to score in each of the last five. Manchester City are 1.875/6 to win to nil.
Manchester City's Sergio Aguero has been directly involved in five goals in his last four Premier League games against Crystal Palace (3 goals, 2 assists). Aguero is 3.613/5 to score the first goal.
No current Crystal Palace player has scored a league goal for the club at the Etihad Stadium, with Darren Powell the last player to do so for the Eagles in January 2005. Under 3.5 goals is 2.01/1.